Ames Weather in 1951

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1951 based on NOAA data.
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1951 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F August 30
Lowest temperature -17 °F February 9
Highest daily low 75 °F July 21
Lowest daily high -1 °F January 29
Most daily precipitation 2.9 inches June 2
Most daily snow 8.0 inches March 11
Total annual precipitation 40.3 inches -
Total annual snow 43.9 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1951
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Aug 30
2 90 °F Jul 20
3 89 °F Jul 27
3 89 °F Jul 26
3 89 °F Jul 16
3 89 °F Jul 7
7 88 °F Aug 8
8 87 °F Aug 7
8 87 °F Jul 30
8 87 °F Jul 15
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1951
Rank Temperature Date
1 -17 °F February 9
1 -17 °F February 1
3 -15 °F December 27
3 -15 °F December 16
3 -15 °F January 30
6 -14 °F February 14
7 -13 °F December 22
7 -13 °F February 2
9 -12 °F December 15
9 -12 °F January 29
January 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 25 0.00 0.0
26 16 0.20 2.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
19 7 0.00 0.0
8 -6 0.00 0.0
20 -11 0.00 0.0
25 -3 0.00 0.0
38 7 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.00 0.0
36 4 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
43 29 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
54 17 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.13 1.5
13 -7 0.00 0.0
36 4 0.00 0.0
36 15 0.00 0.0
21 5 0.00 0.0
23 0 0.00 0.0
21 12 0.00 0.0
17 1 0.00 0.0
1 -8 0.00 0.0
-1 -12 0.00 0.0
8 -15 0.00 0.0
8 4 0.05 0.5
February 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
4 -17 0.00 0.0
22 -13 0.00 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
27 17 0.00 0.0
30 9 0.00 0.0
34 6 0.25 0.0
9 -7 0.00 0.0
6 0 0.10 2.5
9 -17 0.00 0.0
42 9 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
34 11 0.07 1.8
11 4 0.15 2.0
15 -14 0.00 0.0
29 3 0.05 0.0
32 28 0.30 0.0
38 30 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
34 31 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
32 28 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
46 40 0.90 0.0
54 39 0.21 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.38 0.0
March 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 20 0.00 0.0
33 28 0.46 1.0
36 20 0.05 0.0
42 10 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
49 21 0.00 0.0
40 13 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
30 5 0.00 0.0
29 25 0.24 2.0
29 26 0.69 8.0
26 20 0.20 4.0
26 16 0.06 1.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
31 12 0.00 0.0
31 -5 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.15 1.0
30 14 0.22 2.0
16 5 0.00 0.0
16 3 0.00 0.0
22 -4 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.22 3.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
46 38 0.07 0.0
41 35 0.69 0.0
36 33 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
April 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 30 0.04 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
52 45 0.85 0.0
46 36 0.08 0.0
41 34 0.04 0.0
50 35 0.02 0.0
44 39 0.03 0.0
40 33 0.56 0.0
39 33 0.27 0.0
43 33 0.10 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
58 23 0.00 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.22 0.0
48 44 0.71 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
50 43 0.31 0.0
50 43 0.80 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.12 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.48 0.0
76 59 0.15 0.0
May 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 58 1.17 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.03 0.0
64 51 0.00 0.0
60 42 0.04 0.0
57 37 0.01 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
64 54 0.40 0.0
57 41 0.81 0.0
67 36 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
n/a 55 0.00 0.0
75 61 0.03 0.0
76 62 0.16 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
75 60 0.17 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.03 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.36 0.0
70 51 0.13 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.39 0.0
June 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 63 1.23 0.0
75 56 2.91 0.0
56 46 0.00 0.0
60 42 0.00 0.0
58 43 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
64 54 1.24 0.0
68 58 0.03 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.06 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.03 0.0
77 61 0.39 0.0
79 60 0.10 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.08 0.0
82 64 0.48 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
70 60 0.02 0.0
68 57 0.00 0.0
75 58 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.33 0.0
86 66 0.31 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
July 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 50 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
82 62 2.23 0.0
73 57 0.00 0.0
71 56 0.07 0.0
75 58 0.02 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.33 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
65 59 0.24 0.0
71 62 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.15 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.65 0.0
78 61 0.13 0.0
90 63 0.13 0.0
85 75 0.46 0.0
82 63 0.08 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
August 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 58 0.00 0.0
76 64 0.78 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.62 0.0
77 65 0.48 0.0
76 62 0.90 0.0
75 54 0.02 0.0
80 60 0.32 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
76 60 1.13 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
66 58 0.18 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
81 66 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.01 0.0
84 61 1.03 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
93 73 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
September 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 57 0.00 0.0
68 60 0.09 0.0
70 60 0.00 0.0
69 53 0.00 0.0
73 61 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
70 63 1.88 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.91 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
71 46 0.11 0.0
63 39 0.08 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
57 46 0.07 0.0
54 42 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
56 37 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
October 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 57 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
81 56 1.09 0.0
75 61 1.19 0.0
63 50 0.00 0.0
53 45 0.07 0.0
53 41 0.02 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
63 46 0.12 0.0
46 41 0.00 0.0
43 39 0.29 0.0
50 35 0.00 0.0
51 39 0.01 0.0
64 47 0.62 0.0
53 36 0.16 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
59 27 0.00 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
54 36 0.04 0.0
47 30 0.13 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.00 0.0
November 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 19 0.00 0.0
24 10 0.00 0.0
36 11 0.01 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
34 12 0.00 0.0
34 13 0.00 0.0
55 19 0.00 0.0
61 27 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.02 0.0
64 49 0.85 0.0
55 45 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.00 0.0
25 18 0.00 0.0
38 11 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.04 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
27 4 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.30 2.0
36 16 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
49 31 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
December 1951 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 31 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
59 42 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
42 37 0.02 0.0
60 40 0.00 0.0
47 36 0.00 0.0
36 28 0.03 0.4
33 24 0.02 0.3
36 18 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.03 0.8
27 11 0.00 0.0
17 6 0.00 0.0
16 5 0.30 4.0
5 -12 0.00 0.0
8 -15 0.00 0.0
14 -6 0.17 2.0
13 -5 0.02 0.3
21 -9 0.00 0.0
21 6 0.05 0.8
6 -7 0.03 0.5
12 -13 0.00 0.0
12 -2 0.00 0.0
10 -9 0.03 0.4
20 10 0.01 0.1
14 0 0.00 0.0
13 -15 0.00 0.0
32 5 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location